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You Can Be Both a Success AND a Work-in-Progress Aug 02, 2020

Think about how far you've come. 

Truly. If you're in the Peak Mind community (or you're reading this post), you're the type of person who believes in intentionally working to better themself.

Think about all the progress you've made since you started your journey. Now think about...

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Designing Your Life for Happiness Jul 29, 2020


One of the really cool things that Psychology has to offer is its ability to help us understand our own behavior.  

I mean, why is it that some behaviors or habits are relatively easy for us to adopt, while we struggle with others? Why do some behaviors feel more...

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3 Tips for Dealing with Worry Jul 27, 2020

The whole purpose of worry is to predict – and prevent – possible bad things. The worry part of our brains is constantly scanning the environment, taking in clues, and leaping to conclusions…and never with a happily ever after ending. The twisted part with worry is...

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Resentment Grows Where a Boundary Needs to be Planted Jul 15, 2020


We’ve all been in the situation where someone, a boss, a co-worker, a partner, a friend, oversteps a boundary, we get frustrated, and we feel resentment toward that person begin to grow. 

The fact is, the way we interact in these interpersonal situations has incredible...

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Don't Slouch: Building Mental Muscle and New Thinking Habits Jul 13, 2020

From the time I was 3 until I was 17, I was a ballet dancer. My main teacher, Miss Judy, was a stickler. She demanded poise and precise body position and technique. As a result, I had perfect posture. I had practiced so much that my default was a straight spine and broad open...

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The Annoying Roommate in Your Mind Jul 08, 2020


I’m sure you’ve seen it. The pretty Instagram post that says, “You are not your thoughts.” Heck, we’ve even posted that exact post from the Peak Mind account! 

But, you might be wondering what that even means, and that’s what we’re diving into...

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You are the Asset Jul 01, 2020


Let’s take just a moment to review all of the people who rely on you in a given week.  

Your partner. Your kids. Your team at work. Your broader family. Your friends. That's a lot...and it can be overwhelming at times

You’ve probably seen the...

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Take Back Your Keys – Be the Driver of Your Own Life Jun 24, 2020


Have you ever been frustrated by self-help gurus and other people who tell you to become your best self, focus on gratitude, and show up as the person you want to be....all the while, they’ve never faced a day of adversity in their lives? 

The thing is, gratitude is ...

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Can't Never Could: A Mindset Hack for Unlocking Your Potential Jun 22, 2020

Have you ever heard the saying. “Can’t never could”? It turns out there’s more wisdom in that little nugget than you might realize.

How often do find yourself thinking or saying, “I can’t”? 

Maybe it’s that you can’t do a skill or go some...

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Facial Coding and Emotional Intelligence Jun 17, 2020


When someone asks you, “How are you feeling today?” How do you typically answer?  

If you’re like many of us, you answer with a simple, “Good.” But, that doesn’t convey nearly the entire story, does it? 

The fact is, we experience...

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Change Your Habits, Change Your Life! Jun 15, 2020

As more states begin to slowly open after COVID19, you might find that some of your old habits sneak back into your life. Or, maybe you have found that you've developed some new habits during the quarantine period that you want to change.

Regardless of which camp you fall into, this...

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The Technology Behind Mental Well-Being Jun 10, 2020


Have you ever wondered how some of the best mental well-being apps came to be? Apps like Happify, Headspace, and Muse. How did they come to be, and how did they scale to the point that they’ve touched over 100 million people? 

Today we’re getting a little glimpse...

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